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    Posted: 3/21/2012 1:36:08 AM EST
    France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, second left back turned, shakes hands with France's Jewish central Consistory President Joel Mergui, right, as Grand Rabbi of France Gilles Bernheim, left, looks on, after a meeting with representatives of French Jewish and Muslim communities at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday March 20, 2012. Sarkozy met the representatives the day after a gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, southwestern France, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bus, then chased down a 7-year-old girl, shooting her dead at point-blank range. The latest in a series of attacks on minorities that have raised fears of a racist killer on the loose. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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    Posted: 3/21/2012 1:36:07 AM EST
    Unidentified pupils of the Anne-Franck college in Lambersart, northern France, and their class teacher Laurie Larvent, center, hold a minute of silence in their classroom on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the day after a gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, southwestern France, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bus, then chased down a 7-year-old girl, shooting her dead at point-blank range. It was the latest in a series of attacks on minorities that have raised fears of a racist killer on the loose. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
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    Posted: 3/21/2012 1:36:07 AM EST
    Unidentified pupils of the Anne-Franck college in Lambersart, northern France, and their class teacher Laurie Larvent, hold a minute of silence in their classroom Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the day after a gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, southwestern France, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bus, then chased down a 7-year-old girl, shooting her dead at point-blank range. It was the latest in a series of attacks on minorities that have raised fears of a racist killer on the loose. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
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    Posted: 3/21/2012 1:36:07 AM EST
    Unidentified pupils of the Georges Brassens college in Paris, France, and their Head Teacher Marianne Dodinet , center, hold a minute of silence in their classroom Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the day after a gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, southwestern France, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bus, then chased down a 7-year-old girl, shooting her dead at point-blank range. It was the latest in a series of attacks on minorities that have raised fears of a racist killer on the loose. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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    Posted: 3/20/2012 12:35:48 PM EST
    Sexual Minorities Uganda program coordinator advocacy Pepe Julian Onziema in an interview with Associated Press in Uganda capital city Kampala, Monday March 19, 2012. "It's been a long journey," said Pepe Julian Onziema, a gay activist who works closely with Mugisha. "The suit against Lively is something we had been brainstorming about since he came here in March 2009. We felt. Four years ago, Frank Mugisha had to beg his gay colleagues to join him for his first-ever demonstration for gay rights. Today, dozens of gay Ugandans join Mugisha in public demonstrations aimed at swaying public opinion. Though parliament has before it a harsh anti-gay bill, Mugisha and his friends are buoyed by a new sense of optimism _ and new legal tactics to help protect the gay community. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)
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    Posted: 3/20/2012 12:35:47 PM EST
    Ugandan junior minister for culture Suleiman Madada, left, visits the stall of Sexual Minorities Uganda a gay advocate non-government organization at the opening of fourth annual sexual and gender based violence/persecution awareness campaign week in the capital city Kampala, Uganda Monday, March 19, 2012. Four years ago, Frank Mugisha had to beg his gay colleagues to join him for his first-ever demonstration for gay rights. Today, dozens of gay Ugandans join Mugisha in public demonstrations aimed at swaying public opinion. Though parliament has before it a harsh anti-gay bill, Mugisha and his friends are buoyed by a new sense of optimism _ and new legal tactics to help protect the gay community. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)
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    Posted: 3/20/2012 7:15:48 AM EST
    Unidentified pupils of the Anne-Franck college in Lambersart, northern France, and their class teacher Laurie Larvent, center, hold a minute of silence in their classroom Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the day after a gunman on a motorbike opened fire Monday at a Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse, southwestern France, killing a rabbi and his two young sons as they waited for a bus, then chased down a 7-year-old girl, shooting her dead at point-blank range. It was the latest in a series of attacks on minorities that have raised fears of a racist killer on the loose. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
  •  - Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel near Idlib

    Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel near Idlib

    Posted: 3/18/2012 10:50:14 AM EST
    Demonstrators protest against Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad in Kafranbel near Idlib March 18, 2012. The banner reads "Does protecting minorities means annihilating the majority". REUTERS/Shaam News Network/Handout (SYRIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)
  •  - A man holds a flag as he attends a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    A man holds a flag as he attends a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:42:00 AM EST
    A man holds a flag which reads, "Poland", as he attends a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. Protesters demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - Women clap during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Women clap during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:37:30 AM EST
    Women clap during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:36:40 AM EST
    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:35:42 AM EST
    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. The sign (R) reads, "Only numskulls eliminate polish schools!". REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:34:20 AM EST
    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - Children attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Children attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:31:39 AM EST
    Children attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. The protesters demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS EDUCATION SOCIETY)
  •  - A police officer walks beside people marching during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    A police officer walks beside people marching during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:29:40 AM EST
    A police officer walks beside people marching during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION CRIME LAW POLITICS)
  •  - People march during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People march during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:28:07 AM EST
    People march during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS)
  •  - People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:26:07 AM EST
    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS)
  •  - People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:24:40 AM EST
    People attend a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. The sign (R) reads, "We ask to respect teachers". REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS)
  •  - A woman waves a flag during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    A woman waves a flag during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:22:59 AM EST
    A woman waves a flag during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS)
  •  - People march during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    People march during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius

    Posted: 3/17/2012 9:20:48 AM EST
    People march during a Polish minority protest about the autonomy of their schools in Vilnius March 17, 2012. They demonstrated against the lack of regard for ethnic minorities seen in a law which enforced that history and geography lessons must be taught in Lithuanian at all schools, as well as the sole use of Lithuanian from 2013 in all pre-university exams taken by students to enable them to study at local universities, according to local media. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins (LITHUANIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION POLITICS)